HAMP-B6B5B3: Post-medieval coin: Vintem of Sebastian I of Portugal

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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-B6B5B3

Object type certainty: Certain
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An extremely worn and slightly bent 16th-century silver post-medieval vintem/20 reis (probably) of Sebastian I of Portugal, probably Lisbon mint ( AD 1557-1578)

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1557
Date to: Exactly AD 1578

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 18.5 mm
Width: 17.5 mm
Thickness: 0.3 mm
Weight: 0.63 g
Diameter: 18.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 8th September 2012

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: E3572; Weekend Wanderers USA Tour September 2012

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Obverse description: Crowned letter S
Obverse inscription: Illegible
Reverse description: Crowned shield of Portugal
Reverse inscription: + SEBA[S]TI[A]N[VS I RE]X
Initial mark: Cross potent
Die axis measurement: 1 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Winchester (District)
To be known as: Chilcomb CP

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 9 years ago

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